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Mayor of Karachi Waseem Akhtar released from jail

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KARACHI:(APS)November 16, 2016-Jailed mayor of Karachi and Muttahida Qaumi Movement-Pakistan leader Waseem Akhtar was released from jail on Wednesday after being granted bail in the last of 39 cases against him.

An anti-terrorism court in Karachi granted bail to Waseem Akhtar and PPP’s Abdul Qadir Patel in a case pertaining to the facilitation and provision of medical treatment to alleged terrorists and gangsters at PPP leader Dr Asim Hussain’s hospital.

The ATC judge granted Akhtar and Patel bail against a surety bond of Rs500,000 each on the grounds that the Sindh High Court had previously granted bail to others co-accused in the same case. The court will issue release orders after submission of the surety bonds.

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